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Ownerbenkatz (UID:1317, Standard) My collection View 1888 books
TitleCYRANO DE BERGERAC - THE AUTHOR'S PERSONAL COPY OF THE 1898 1st ENGLISH EDITION SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE TRANSLATOR AND DATED BY ROSTAND AuthorEDMOND ROSTAND
PublisherLAMSON, WOLFFE & CO. Published1898 at LONDON ENGLAND
Issue0 Volume0
Sellers Ref000927 EditionUnknown
Pri LanguageEnglish Sec languageEnglish
Asking priceUSD 9,225.99 Negotiable FictionUnknown
BindingSoftback JacketNo
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On offer is a true first English edition [1898] of Edmond Rostand's brilliant 'Cyrano de Bergerac' published by Lamson, Wollfe, London. This book is from the library of Edmond Rostand, signed & inscribed to him in French by the translator Howard Thayer Kingsbury. Extraordinary opportunity to own this rare first edition of the true first translation from the library of the author and dated in his own hand. Condition: Slight chipping to head of spine. Some light rubbing otherwise VG.. Category:Books and Manuscripts General Overview


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